#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK    … Read more#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

The Granville Island Hotel and Dockside Restaurant

One of the hidden gems of Vancouver is the Granville Island Hotel, a delightful boutique hotel located on the waterfront at the eastern tip of Granville Island. I say hidden because it’s away from the downtown core and even easy to miss among colorful variety of buildings on the Island itself. MyVanCity was given a … Read moreThe Granville Island Hotel and Dockside Restaurant

The Virtual Stage Returns to Granville Island with Walking Corpses and Villainous Bloodsuckers in The Zombie Syndrome: Dead In The Water

    Fifth Annual Edition of Acclaimed Halloween Event Brings Fresh Innovation with Canadian Theatre Premiere of Apple’s iBeacon Technology   The Virtual Stage presents an all-new, immersive, and spine-tingling theatrical adventure with The Zombie Syndrome: Dead In The Water – October 4 to October 31, 2016 on Granville Island. The fifth annual installment in the … Read moreThe Virtual Stage Returns to Granville Island with Walking Corpses and Villainous Bloodsuckers in The Zombie Syndrome: Dead In The Water

A Taste of Provence on Granville Island

  Provence. Just the mention of the word brings so many images to mind; warm Mediterranean weather, sun-drenched hills, olive trees and fields of lavender. Freshly prepared savoury foods and wine, rosé wine of course. Provence also makes red and white wines, but it is their rosés that they are most famous for. In the … Read moreA Taste of Provence on Granville Island

Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!

  Vancouver’s Oyama Sausage Co. has teamed up with Long Table Distillery to make three exciting new products.  For a limited time, the Granville Island favourite will offer gin-glazed ham, gin chorizo sausage, and olive-gin saucisson sec made with premium handcrafted London Dry Gin from Long Table.  Think of it as a new way to … Read moreGin & Meat Lovers Unite!

Arts Umbrella’s Theatre and Music Expressions Festival 

  Celebrating Creativity of Young Minds with Diverse, Ambitious Lineup Annual event’s powerful youth performances transverse genres and centuries   Arts Umbrella announces its 2016 Theatre and Music Expressions Festival: an annual showcase celebrating the boundless creativity of young talent in the organization’s pre-professional theatre program, running from May 11 to 22, 2016, at Waterfront Theatre on … Read moreArts Umbrella’s Theatre and Music Expressions Festival 

Murder, Mayhem and Mystery on Granville Island

I’William Deverell, Ian Hamilton, Gail Bowen, and 18 Other Writers On Trial  March 11 – 13   Event: The CUFFED International Crime Writers Festival Venue: Performance Works on Granville Island Dates: March 11 – 13, 2016 Admission: $20 for most events; $50 for the Linwood Barclay Workshop; $49 for any three events; $99 for a Festvial Pass (advance only). Tickets: Online … Read moreMurder, Mayhem and Mystery on Granville Island

Vancouver TheatreSports League’s The Massacre Slays Audience With Laughter

It’s grey and rainy outside and the evenings are still long.  We’re all in debt from the winter holidays and spring seems a long, long way off. It’s a pretty grim and gloomy time of year. If only there was something to bring a little levity into our lives? Enter the Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) … Read moreVancouver TheatreSports League’s The Massacre Slays Audience With Laughter

Bloodless Massacre Banishes Blahs

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents The Massacre TheatreSports™ Festival  January 27 – February 14   Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) has the perfect remedy for the winter blahs – its 28th annual TheatreSports™ Festival, The Massacre, which hits The Improv Centre stage on Granville Island from January 27 through February 14, promises to banish the blahs with loads … Read moreBloodless Massacre Banishes Blahs

Save the dates:

Tourism Vancouver Dine Out Festival and Vancouver Foodster presents Save the dates: January 16, 2016 — Gastown Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 17, 2016 — Olympic Village Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 23, 2016 — Downtown Vancouver Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 24, 2016 — North Van Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 30, 2016 — … Read moreSave the dates: